Here's what RDO enthusiasts have been writing about over the past week.

If you're writing about RDO, or about OpenStack on CentOS, Fedora or RHEL, and you're not on my list, please let me know!

Survey: OpenStack users value portability, support, and complementary open source tools by Gordon Haff

75 percent of the respondents in a recent survey conducted for Red Hat said that being able to move OpenStack workloads to different providers or platforms was important (ranked 4 or 5 out of 5)–and a mere 5 percent said that this question was of least importance. This was just one of the answers that highlighted a general desire to avoid proprietary solutions and lock-in.

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Streamlining the Install of OpenStack with the RDO Manager UI, by Liz Blanchard

Before being able to use everything that OpenStack has to offer, you need to be able to install it. The installation step of OpenStack has been a heavily talked about topic over the last few years. Whether you are a developer or tester trying to get your environment up and running or an end user trying to use OpenStack to spin up VMs, you’ve most likely put a fair amount of time into the install and configuration step. Since it’s the first thing every user experiences with OpenStack we really need to make it as effortless as possible. OpenStack is an interesting beast because there are so many pieces to the project (some being optional) which make configuration very tricky. We’ve set out to reduce the frustration from a user’s point of view as we designed RDO Manager.

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RDO and Upstream Packaging by Mark McLoughlin

Derek mentioned “upstream packaging” on this week’s packaging meeting and asked RDO packagers to participate in the upstream discussions. I thought some more context might be useful.

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RDO-Manager by Rich Bowen (Podcast)

Last month at the RDO meetup in Vancouver, a number of topics were discussed. Jarda talked about RDO-Manager, the installation and management tool based on TripleO. Here’s just that part of the meeting.

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RDO and CentOS by Rich Bowen (Podcast)

Continuing in the series about the RDO Meetup in Vancouver, in this recording we have Karsten Wade, of the CentOS project, talking about CentOS’s relationship with RDO, and with OpenStack in general. He talks about the CentOS build infrastructure, CI, package repos, and the CentOS Cloud SIG.

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Switching to Dashboard Spice Console in RDO Kilo on Fedora 22 by Boris Derzhavets

I've got sound working on CentOS 7 VM ( connection to console via virt-manager) with slightly updated patch of Y.Kawada , self.type set "ich6" RDO Kilo installed on bare metal AIO testing host, Fedora 22. Same results have been obtained for RDO Kilo on CentOS 7.1. However , connection to spice console having cut&&paste and sound enabled features may be obtained via spicy

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